discretement (1214-16)

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discretement (1214-16)

[ FEW: *3,92b discretus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,388c discretement; TL: 2,1943 discré (discretement); DEAF: ; DMF:  discrètement; TLF:  discrètement; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1discretely, in detail
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  La quarte chose k’al cunfés apent Est k’il face descretement, C’est a dire k’eit bien purpensé Des pecchez [...]  9876
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Confession doit estre fete descretement, ceo est confession deit counter checun pecché aprés autre par sei  96.18
2circumspectly, discreetly
( 1214-16 )  E ço fist tant discretement Qe tot eust il ferm porpos Neporquant onqors soi tint clos Bien longement en atendant  186
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Issi la (=the flesh) chastient nekedent ke sagement le facent e discretement  229.16
( 1403-04 )  Lesqueux responses feurent molt discretement donez  iii 523
( MS: c.1415-20 )  nient aviseablement ne descretement  (T) 177r
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